’My love,’ said Mr. Micawber, much affected, ’you will forgive, and our old and tried friend Copperfield will, I am sure, forgive, the momentary laceration of a wounded spirit, made sensitive by a recent collision with the Minion of Power — in other words, with a ribald Turncock attached to the water-works — and will pity, not condemn, its excesses.’
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To treat a minor laceration, clean the cut and close it.
If tetanus shots are not up-to-date, it might be wise to get one after any laceration.